Muslim women and Islamic law

islamandwomenNatana J. DeLong-Bas, assistant professor of the practice in the Theology Department and Islamic Civilization and Societies Program, will present “Muslim Women and Islamic Law: Myths and Realities” on Oct. 15 at 5:30 p.m. in the Heights Room of Corcoran Commons. She is editor-in-chief of The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women and author of Wahhabi Islam: From Revival and Reform to Global Jihad. Her presentation will look at the Qur’an, history, and contemporary realities to provide a broader understanding of women’s roles in Islam and under Islamic family law. Registration is requested. Sponsor: School of Theology and Ministry.

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